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Parenting Advice: Things To Teach Your Kids

Parenting Advice: Things To Teach Your Kids

The world is full of parenting advice: potty training tips, how to be a happier mom, life hacks that will rock your world, 572 ways you are ruining your child’s life…and so much more. Many of these ideas are good, but in the age of information overload, sometimes it just becomes too much. Parents read […]

Somali 10-Year-Old Dies After Undergoing Female Genital Mutilation

Somali 10-Year-Old Dies After Undergoing Female Genital Mutilation

 A 10-year-old girl in central Somalia has died after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM), prompting calls from campaigners to criminalise the internationally condemned practice in a country with the world’s highest rates. The girl was taken by her mother to a traditional circumciser on July 14. The procedure left her bleeding and she died in […]

How To Raise Brave Kids Without Bullying Them

How To Raise Brave Kids Without Bullying Them

It’s difficult to tell what will scare a child. Some will tremble at the sight of a dog, others get anxious when trying new things, like Little League or school, and some just roll with the punches. Regardless of a child’s natural proclivities, parents are tasked with helping their kid be brave, which functionally means […]

Treat Women, Children’s Issues Seriously, VP Counsels Judiciary

Treat Women, Children’s Issues Seriously, VP Counsels Judiciary

VICE-PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan has directed the country’s judiciary to find ways of handling criminal cases facing women and children with special consideration because there are some invisible catalysts that prompt the vulnerable groups into acts which put them in trouble. “Women and children are more susceptible to social injustice, poverty and stigma… therefore when […]

Congolese Kids Drown Returning From Zambia

Congolese Kids Drown Returning From Zambia

 Seven children from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)have drowned while attempting to return from Zambia. The International Organisation of Migration (IOM) confirmed the deaths of the minors at the Lake Mweru on the border between the two countries. It is believed they minors were among 35 people that had been returning to their […]

MAKING IT BETTER: The Mystery Of This Thing Called DEATH!

It’s a debt we all have to pay,  I accept that but it feels as if death is collecting on this debt from people who haven’t spent enough time on earth yet to be called on to make the ultimate payment. Death seems to be collecting indiscriminately and with alarming rate. Slow it down grim […]

Why Parent Need Behavior Skills

Why Parent Need Behavior Skills

What are good parenting skills, and what is so exceptional about behavior skills specifically? These are questions that every parent asks. Even the “experts” in childhood development continually come back to these questions to find the best solution for children. For parents, these questions usually arise when a child is behaving negatively and a parent […]

Things You Should Never Say To Your Child

Things You Should Never Say To Your Child

After my daughter had interrupted my sewing project for what felt like the hundredth time, I said one of those things you should never say to your child, “Go away so I can finish this!” Her countenance went dark and I immediately tried to back pedal and undo what I had said. Unfortunately imperfect moments […]

Myths About How and When to Give Children Chores

Myths About How and When to Give Children Chores

  Household chores help children learn responsibility and develop good work ethic. Studies have even suggested that chores are correlated with better outcomes in school and future employment. But the subject of chores can get downright emotional. For instance, parents who ask too much of kids may become frustrated by unfinished work. On the other hand, […]

What Parents Need to Know About Kids and Asthma

What Parents Need to Know About Kids and Asthma

If you’re a parent of a kid with asthma, you know all too well the terrifying experience of seeing your child cough uncontrollably, gasp for air, or even double over and turn shades of purple while you scramble for the inhaler. Pediatric asthma attacks, most common in children ages 4 and under, are not for […]

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